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Italian sausage vs Ground meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground meat
Ground meat contains less Sodium (difference - 658mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.197g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Ground meat
Ground meat is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Ground meat
Ground meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Italian sausage Ground meat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Italian sausage Ground meat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
26
Italian sausage
25
Ground meat
Mineral Summary Score
30
Italian sausage
34
Ground meat

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Iron +92.4%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Magnesium +21.4%
Contains more Zinc +226.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Equal in Potassium - 241
Equal in Copper - 0.079
Contains more Iron +92.4%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Magnesium +21.4%
Contains more Zinc +226.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Equal in Potassium - 241
Equal in Copper - 0.079

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1013.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +173.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.171
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.512
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.311
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1013.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +173.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.171
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.512
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.311

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
86%
Italian sausage
143%
Ground meat
Carbohydrates
1%
Italian sausage
0%
Ground meat
Fats
145%
Italian sausage
71%
Ground meat

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Italian sausage Ground meat Opinion
Calories 346 241 Italian sausage
Protein 14.25 23.87 Ground meat
Fats 31.33 15.37 Italian sausage
Vitamin C 2 0 Italian sausage
Carbs 0.65 0 Italian sausage
Cholesterol 76 88 Italian sausage
Vitamin D 2 Ground meat
Iron 1.18 2.27 Ground meat
Calcium 18 33 Ground meat
Potassium 253 241 Italian sausage
Magnesium 14 17 Ground meat
Sugars 0 Ground meat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.079 Italian sausage
Zinc 1.79 5.84 Ground meat
Starch
Phosphorus 142 166 Ground meat
Sodium 731 73 Ground meat
Vitamin A 0 9 Ground meat
Vitamin E 0.12 Ground meat
Vitamin D 0 Ground meat
Vitamin B1 0.568 0.051 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.171 Ground meat
Vitamin B3 3.25 4.026 Ground meat
Vitamin B5 0.51 0.512 Ground meat
Vitamin B6 0.3 0.311 Ground meat
Vitamin B12 0.91 2.49 Ground meat
Vitamin K 2.9 Ground meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 1.173 Italian sausage
Saturated Fat 11.27 6.073 Ground meat
Monounsaturated Fat 14.34 7.322 Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 4.03 0.408 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.114 0.121 Ground meat
Threonine 0.563 0.923 Ground meat
Isoleucine 0.52 1.055 Ground meat
Leucine 0.956 1.861 Ground meat
Lysine 1.083 1.976 Ground meat
Methionine 0.346 0.614 Ground meat
Phenylalanine 0.477 0.931 Ground meat
Valine 0.572 1.172 Ground meat
Histidine 0.411 0.775 Ground meat
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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